WuXi AppTec

  • Associate Sample Coordinator

    Job Locations US-MN-St. Paul
    Job ID
    2018-4400
  • Overview

    This position is responsible for processing samples for assigned tests in compliance with GLP, GMP, and ISO standards including test sample log in and accountability.

     

    Please note that the work schedule for this opening is:  Tuesday-Saturday, 6:00am-2:30pm

    Responsibilities

    • Provides operational support for Sample Preparation/Sample Receipt activities, including but not limited to media preparation, cleaning, equipment/materials staging, and use of aseptic technique.
    • Receives incoming samples and reviews them for integrity to ensure they are sufficient for testing.
    • Coordinates time and resources to ensure efficient processing of incoming projects.
    • Review projects to ensure paperwork is complete and accurate.
    • Serves as client point of contact for clarification and questions that arise.
    • Initiates and maintains chain of custody of samples.
    • Works on routine assignments per written procedures, where ability to recognize deviation from accepted practice is required.
    • Normally receives minimal instructions on routine work and detailed instructions on new assignments.
    • Works under close supervision from supervisor or senior personnel.
    • Ability to work in a team environment and independently as required.
    • Contributes to the overall operations and to the achievement of departmental goals.
    • Performs job-specific tasks in compliance with applicable Regulations, International Standards, and WuXi AppTec Policies and Standard Operating Procedures.
    • Thorough understanding of Good Laboratory Practices and Good Manufacturing Practices.
    • May be required to assist in other departments as needed.
    • May be required to work holidays and weekends.
    • May be required to work overtime.
    • Other duties as assigned.

    Qualifications

    Experience / Education

    • Associate’s Degree or equivalent Bioscience experience
    • One year experience in a laboratory environment, preferably GLP/GMP, preferred

     

    Knowledge / Skills / Abilities:

    • Proficient oral and written communication skills
    • Need to be able to clearly speak, read, write and understand English
    • Proficient in Microsoft (e.g. Excel, Word, Outlook)
    • Knowledge of general research laboratory procedures, aseptic technique, and GLP/GMP regulations

    Physical Requirements:

    • Must be able to work in a lab setting with exposure to animals, biohazards, and chemicals
    • Must be able to wear appropriate PPE
    • Must be able to work in environment with variable noise levels
    • Ability to stand, sit, and walk for long periods of time
    • Ability to crouch, bend, twist and reach
    • Ability to push/pull 50 lbs. occasionally
    • Clarity of vision
    • Ability to identify and distinguish colors
    • Must be able to perform activities with repetitive motions and good manual dexterity
    • Ability to work in variable temperatures high to freezing

    An Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability

     

    This job description does not state or imply that the above are the only duties and responsibilities assigned to this position.  Employees holding this position will be required to perform any other job-related duties as requested by Management.

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